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  • Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep

    Exercise is the best medicine for getting a good night's sleep
    Since my wife and I moved in together 23 years ago, I've been waking up on the wrong side of the bed, because she took my side! Nevertheless, for 21 of those years, I've been a regular exerciser and rarely make it past three pages in a novel before my...
  • Chicago running coach getting back on his feet after shooting

    Chicago running coach getting back on his feet after shooting
    When Uriel Lara needs to pray, he doesn’t go to church or light a candle in his Avondale apartment. He goes to the forest preserve in suburban Willow Springs and runs 10-16 miles on the trails there. The miles don't come as easy as they used...
  • An American triumph in Boston

    An American triumph in Boston
    About four hours after the start of the 117th Boston Marathon in 2013, I was inside a city subway car near the race’s finish line. It wasn’t until emerging from the station in Westborough, Mass., where my hotel was, that I learned two...
  • Boston Marathon trial set to start unless appellate court intervenes

    The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case Friday formally denied requests to delay the trial until September and move it outside of the city, reiterating a decision he announced earlier this week. Defense lawyers for defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said...
  • Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury

    Judge releases limited details about NYC chokehold grand jury
    The New York grand jury that decided not to charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man heard testimony from 50 witnesses and considered 60 exhibits including four videos, a state judge said on Thursday. The details...
  • The best response to this year's most offensive Halloween costumes

    The best response to this year's most offensive Halloween costumes
    Halloween: formerly a holiday for exercising your pumpkin-based creativity, bonding with your peculiarly dressed pals and, most importantly, getting a boatload of free candy, is not-so-slowly cementing its status as a race to the bottom. From sexy Ebola...
  • Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says

    Thomas Menino, Boston's longtime mayor, dies at 71, spokesman says
    Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor in Boston history who led the city after the 2013 marathon bombing, died on Thursday at age 71 from cancer, his family said in a statement. Menino, a Democrat, ran New England's largest city for two decades before...
  • Registration open for Surf City event

    Registration is underway for the 19th annual Surf City USA Marathon & Half Marathon. The annual event is Feb. 1 (Super Bowl Sunday) on Pacific Coast Highway in Huntington Beach. The race draws more than 21,000 participants each year and serves as a...
  • Columbia's king of holiday lights plans his grand finale

    At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house. Holiday lighting fans from across...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo reportedly fails doping test

    Marathon officials have postponed an awards ceremony amid news that Kenyan runner Rita Jeptoo tested positive for a banned substance prior to her victory at the Chicago Marathon earlier this month. The World Marathon Majors, which oversees a series of...
  • Thomas Menino dies at 71; Boston's longest-serving mayor

    Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71. His death was announced by a family spokeswoman. Menino was...